Child Protection and Safeguarding are a priority to everyone at Chalfont Valley Academy, and the academy has a duty of care to ensure all pupils are kept safe.
If you are concerned that a child is being harmed or is at risk of being harmed, or if you receive a disclosure then please contact, Mrs Amanda Tucker (DSL and Headteacher), Mrs Julie Hayward (DSL and SENd/Nuture Intervention support lead) or any other adult within the academy, who will report your concern. All Designated Persons have up-to-date training and it is their duty to take necessary action depending upon the information shared with them.
If it is felt that any child is at risk in any way, the Designated Person and Deputy Designated Person will take the necessary action.
The academy follows procedures as required by the Buckinghamshire Safeguarding Children’s Board. All members of staff have had Level 1 Safeguarding training. Staff are required to read and sign for all necessary policies related to safeguarding, including Keeping Children Safe in Education (September 2016).
Please feel reassured that confidentiality at all times is imperative. Any information shared will be treated sensitively and with confidentiality.